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Liminha. Photo by Mario Luiz Thompson/Arquivo.

Brazilian bassist and producer Liminha worked with Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and Os Mutantes

Os Mutantes bassist Liminha (born Arnolpho Lima Jr.) is one of the multi-talented individuals responsible for shaping Brazilian music over…

June 9th, 2014 | | Articles
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15 surprising albums that helped shape the sound of Brazil’s pioneering psychedelic-rock group Os Mutantes

  For Wax Poetics Issue 31, Wax Poetics contributor Allen Thayer spoke with Os Mutantes about their radical transformation of…

May 20th, 2014 | | Record Rundown
Fender Rhodes

Rhodes Electric Piano

World War II may have given us the atom bomb, but it also contributed what Ray Charles would call “an…

May 20th, 2013 | | Articles
Boogie Down Productions

Stop the Violence

Scott La Rock, the original DJ for Boogie Down Productions, would have turned forty-nine today. He became the victim of…

March 2nd, 2011 | | Today in History
Gary Wilson

Gary Wilson Wants to Talk to You

It was 1977 when twenty-three-year-old Gary Wilson released You Think You Really Know Me. He recorded the album in the…

January 11th, 2011 | | Articles
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Gonjasufi

Gonjasufi is the name the dreadlocked, dark-eyed, Mojave Desert-dwelling Sumach Ecks assumes for his current musical incarnation. It’s more accurate…

July 14th, 2010 | | Articles
Issue 31 - Shuggie Otis

Wax Poetics Issue 31 (Shuggie Otis b/w MF DOOM)

Purchase Issue 31. For Issue 31, we talk to some of music’s most mysterious figures. Cover artist Shuggie Otis tells…

October 31st, 2008 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
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Issue 9

RJD2: Record Roots Turn Up the Phonograph: Dante Ross For the Love of Love Money The Untold Tale of an…

June 21st, 2004 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Young Gun Silver Fox

  Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!   Features: A Tribe Called Quest Wax Poetics Issue 65 is going back to…

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